Model-scale/full-scale correlation for the CCGS Louis St. Laurent

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleLaboratory Memorandum
Subjectcorrelation; icebreaker; model test; full-scale test
AbstractShip/model correlation is determined for the CCGS Louis St. Laurent for two full-scale trials, Pond Inlet 1970 and Strathcona Sound 1979. In one case model tests over-predict ship resistance by 30% and in the other under-predict by 30-40%. This large discrepancy in result has been attributed to differences in the hull condition in full-scale.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Marine Dynamics
PlaceSt. John's, NL
AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number5341
NPARC number8895882
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Record identifierf8f6b0ff-089c-49f3-8b85-da4cbd0aa385
Record created2009-04-22
Record modified2016-10-03
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